The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
Residents of the village of Westmont are invited to offer their input for the benefit of local programming and services by participating in the jurisdiction’s citizen community survey, available online via the Westmont government website.
Early risers enjoyed a 7 a.m. breakfast event Friday, Jan. 27 at Gaslite Manor, in Aurora, featuring the theme 'Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow' and sponsored by the Aurora Hispanic Heritage Advisory Board (AHHAB).
The village of Lombard recently announced the opening of applications for its 2017 Youth Leadership Program, where high school students living in the area can learn about local government and public service.
Featuring a diverse cast whose members enjoyed immersing themselves in the atmosphere of Southern U.S. culture during the 1980s, Elgin Community College Theatre presents, as its fall production, "Steel Magnolias" Nov. 4-13.
At 3 p.m. Saturday on Sesquicentennial Park’s pedestrian
path, West Chicago’s Cultural Arts Commission officially will dedicate "Signa Rotae," Latin for "Wheel Signs" and
the title of a mosaic mural by local artist Buddy Plumlee.
From a fang-tastic fair to forest haunts, five fun events are planned for this Halloween season, courtesy of the Village of Westmont, along with tips for a safe trick-or-treating experience for all ages.
The public is advised that — based on weather predictions — prizes and pressure screenings for World Heart Day in West Chicago will move to Pioneer Elementary School’s gymnasium from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 29 at 615 Kenwood Ave.
Horse-driven half-hour hayrides will lead the activities available at Wheaton’s Danada Equestrian Center beginning on Sept. 17 and during its October fall festival, as well as at additional area farm fests slated for this season.